Special session. Systemic challenges of the global energy
Global oil markets remain a key determinant in shaping todays political and economic landscape. What challenges and opportunities do global oil market players see in the sector? We will discuss investments, supply side restrictions, exploration prospects and policy-inspired changes such as the growth of renewables and electrification.
Session 1. Can business play a constructive role in the geopolitics of today?
With every year, the geopolitical situation in the world is becoming less predictable. International laws rules and multilateralism are being challenged more and more. Uncertainty is rapidly becoming the hallmark of the modern international life, posing new challenges for international business. Under these volatile conditions, business diplomacy can play an important role in improving relations between countries and international cooperation. But how is such diplomacy best conducted?
Session 2. The role of natural gas in helping Europe to achieve its energy security and meet its climate change goals
At a time when we are only hearing more about the decarbonization of energy supply, the role of natural gas can be of particular importance compared to other hydrocarbons. Considering the «green» properties of natural gas, the hydrocarbon can be paired with renewables in trying to achieve the ultimate long term goal of a clean and secure energy supply. How does the gas industry see its future prospects in this regard?
Session 3. Creating the economy of trust between the Atlantic and the Pacific
In a world of growing uncertainty and fewer rules, trust is becoming one of the most sought-after values in international business. How do we build stronger relations of trust and how do we improve relations between various industries and businesses? What role can the governmental bodies play in this trust-building exercise?